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Jul 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
rocking britain news corp. chairman rupert murdoch and former newspaper editor rebecca brooks preparing to give testimony to a particle meantry panel in the next half hour british lawmakers are expected to grill them on allegations reporters hacked into phone messages. >> rupert murdoch might be late his car was surrounded by a mob outside earlier and he had to turn back a top london police chief has been answering questions over an hour we are joined by wisdom martin with the latest on what is happening in england. >> well, this keeps growing, all eyes on particle meantry enchoir for the much antis -- enquiry for the much anticipated executives we are waiting for murdoch's son jamess in charge of news corp.'s european operations and mr. murdoch himself. rebecca brooks who resigned as editor of news international newspaper is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commissioner admitted to making mistakes. >> the material is repugnant, with hind site w
FOX
Jul 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
whole thing. which is that at what -- who knew in the paper and when did they know it? rebecca brooks, who used to be editor of news of the world, says she didn't know anything about it. this kind of, you know, is somewhat questionable. but there's a political implication to all of this, which makes it even more complicated and in a way more scandalous. brooks is a great friend of the camera. the last editor of the news of the world before brooks became prime minister camera's spokesman. he then resigned under mysterious circumstances. as all this is coming out, seems perhaps the circumstances may not be so mysterious. so the question of who knows and who knew then is kind of key to the whole thing. however, my feeling is that somehow it won't end up being as revealing as we all thought, because too many political implications here. >> i wish we had 10 more minutes to speak with you. unfortunately, our time is fleeting. it is now out of time. but i appreciate you coming in. this is not at all dead. so hopefully we'll see you again. >> sure. >> tony, over to you. >>> thank you, much. 8
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
brooks told the committee she never knowingly sanctioned pay offs to the police for information and we are getting word actor hugh grant won a legal battle in his hacking case a judge awarded him the right to see police evidence which could reveal whether his voice mails were hacked by news of the world. the prime minister and opposition leaders are still addressing british parliament right now it is getting quite heated we are streaming this live right now on the web at myfoxdc.com if you would like to continue to watch of course we will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as they become available. >> here in the states attorney general eric holder says he is willing to meet with families of the 911 victims concerned their phones may have been hacked families issued a request for a meeting withholder, fbi director and house judiciary committees ranking democrats monday the fbi is currently investigating whether any u.s. laws may have been broken. >> more than a dozen alleged hackers from the group anonymous now in police custody federal agents arrested 14 people in
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
news international that controls the british newspapers has resigned. rebecca brooks is stepping down in the wake of the scandal at the paper. she's the biggest casualty so far of the phone hacking controversy. rupert murdoch suspended brooks and refused to accept her resignation. they agreed to answer questions next week. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a fire at holy cross hospital in silver spring overnight forces the evacuation of some patients. but they are all okay this morning. we get more on this big story from sherri ly live in silver spring. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the hospital remained open and those patients were only evacuated to another area of the building. the fire was put out in about 20 minutes. but it did cause for some tense moments when smoke filled part of the hospital. the hospital workers quickly mobilized, but its emergency plan was put into action. the fire first reported around 11:15 on the third floor of the hospital last night where the labor and delivery suites are located. those patients were safely evacuated. no patient care or de
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communications he stepped down in january and arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government, he then left government. >> and journalist who first blew the whistle on the hacking scandal but they says the not suspicious he worked at news of the world under editor andy cole son and the communication chief arrested in the scandal. rupert murdoch and his son james as well as rebecca brooks are testifying in just over two hours. >> thank you in the meantime a high profile hackin
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 9:00am EDT
up in this scandal now a key player has been arrested. >>> rebecca brooks resigns her post as head of news corps publishing empire in the uk and arrested in connection with the phone tapping scandal she was taken into custody sunday and released she once edited now defunct news of the world. >> murdoch lost his most loyal lieutenant. >>> all have been released without charges head of scotland yard stepped down sunday taking responsibility for his close ties to the newspaper. >> i have taken this decision with the consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations of news international at the senior level. >> reporters are accused of illegally tapping into phone records of celebrities, lawmakers, murder victims. it is also knocked billions off the value of news corps empire. >> the entire british public is engaged what i think they are concerned about -- what they ought to be concerned about is whether or not the american public gets engaged if that happened, you should start writing their obituaries. >>> rupert murdoch and his son james are due to the questioned about the hacki
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Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
for the prime ministers office and a london police force known as scotland yard. sunday rebecca brooks was arrested on conspiracy and corruption charges she resigned from the company friday. the other news development came when the metropolitan police chief paul stevenson resigned over his ties to a former news of the world executive editor arrested in this scandal. tomorrow, rupert murdoch and his son james are set to be questioned by british parliamentary committee it will be interested this keeps getting bigger and bigger. >> very close eye on it wisdom thank you. >>> keeping an eye on what is happening with casey anthony she is out of jail she got let go yesterday the question is where is she. only a select few know. jose baez says allies are exploring a number of options for her future. he spoke with heraldry vera yesterday. >>> she has been through a traumatic event in her life she has had a number of them over the last three years we will do our best to try to put her in a position where she can help herself and move forward in life. >>> casey anthony acquitted of murdererring h
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
will be questionedded today by a parliamentary panel. his son and and rebecca brooks will be questioned also. john yates announced his resignation yesterday. sunday, miss commissioner paul steve p -- stevenson stepped down. news corp.'s board is refuting reports that rupert murdoch will be replaced. >>> a journalist credited with helping to break the scandal was found at his home yesterday. police say sean hoa rest's death is not considered suspicious. he once told the "new york times" that phone hacking was widely used and even encouraged. site high profile hacking group is to brame for false rlts that rupert murdoch was found dead. they were able to hack into the sun's web site and redirect readers to the hoax. >>> today as questioning about the phone hacking scandal is set to start later this morning. we'll bring you live coverage beginning at 9:30. >>> president obama says he will veto today's house plan to require a balanced budget constitutional amendment but a back-up plan in the senate is getting more attention. senate plan would let president obama raise the debt cei
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 5:00am EDT
scandal and former news of the world editor rebecca brooks denied paying police for information. news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. >>> new allegations against vince gray's campaign. did some campaign workers accept more cash than the law allows or was it all a misunderstanding. >> we'll hear why mayor gray says the investigation should continue. >> hazy, hot and humid conditions continue. here comes the heat wave. lauren has a look at your on- time traffic in just a minute. your favorites, in pieces. ♪ ♪ hershey's chocolate syrup. stir up a smile. >>> a live pick outside. that is the wilson bridge. hot outside. we have a programming remind they're this week, our region will honor history, 150 years since the battle of manassas. it was the first major fight of the civil war. tomorrow, we will take the show on the road to manassas for an in-depth look at the legacy of what happened there. you don't want to miss that. that is tomorrow morning on fox 5 morning news. >>> let's check in with tucker. we will all be pretty warm when we were outside tomorrow. >> we will be on the
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
of the phone world phone hacking scandal. rebecca brooks was questioned and let go a few hours after questioning. the chief of police have resigned, it this comes as rupert murdoch gets set to face members of parliament this week. news corp. is the parent company of both news of the world and fox 5. >>> one popular way for tourists to navigate d.c. could be in for some changes. >> we'll check back in with tony perkins. going to be a hot one, triple digits by the end of the week. we'll get close today. clothes to 6 now this monday morning. >>> los angeles frequently makes the list of cities with the worst traffic along the d.c. area but this weekend one potential traffic nightmare was avoided. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 shut down to demolish part of a bridge. to avoid massive backups people were asked to stay home. the warnings were actually he'ded t project wrapped up ahead of schedule. the road is back to normal this morning. which means a lot of traffic. >> well let's talk about heat. much of the country is in the grips of a heat wave, in nebraska things got so bad over the weeke
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
resigned. editor of the now defunct news of the world, 43-year-old rebecca brooks, was arrested yesterday. she was released some 12 hours later. both have denied any wrongdoing. news core is the parent company of news of the world as well as fox 5. >>> two political workers for maryland governor. are due in court today. they conspired to use oboe calls on election day to discourage voters from going to the pollings. supporters of martin o'malley received calls telling them to relax because he had already won. >>> now to the debt debate. the white house budget director says president obama thinks there is still time to come to a grand deal that would increase the nation's borrowing authority while reducing long- term deficits, the government will default on august 2nd if lawmakers do not increase to raise the debt ceiling seeing. now we have a scope gap measure coming up for vote but if it passes it will face a tough fight in the house. >>> casey anthony now out of jail in hiding this mornings after her release early yesterday. anthony got into a waiting suv and disappeared from the public
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
revined -- resigned this morn. rebecca brooks is stepping down and will appear before a parliamentary hearing next week and with her, rupert murdoch and his son. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a new york city man accused of kidnapping and dismembering an eightier old bomade the first court appearance. he's charred with killing levy clepsty on monday. the police say they have not ruled out sexual molestation. and around is undergoing a psychiatric examination. >> to the economy now and another meeting ended without progress. president obama told them to go talk to members and what kind of deal on saturday. they're not meeting today but the president scheduled another news conditions for later this morning, which we will air on fox 5. in the meantime, democratic leaders are pointing the finger at virginia congressman eric cantor, saying he's the many roadblock and that he's unwilling to cool myself. -- compromise. attention is now turning to a backup plan in the senate being hammered out by harry reid and mitch mcconnell. >>> three major bond rating agencies have -- [ no audio ] -- .
FOX
Jul 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
murdoch and rebecca brooks also will testify before parliament this morning. news of the testimony sent news corp. stock plunging throughout the week. nip who checked yop line for t he -- anyone who checked online was redirected to a site talking about rupert's body being found in his garden. >>> sherry ly has details on some crimes. >> reporter: the guardian angels will be out here on patrol. just yesterday, a man entering the trail here at 8th and edgewood was robbed at gunpoint. the rash of crimes began in may with five incidents along the metropolitan branch trail. police did make an arrest in june but then in july, another spike. yesterday, a man on a bike spoted a young man hanging around the trail. as he passed, the suspect pulled out the gun. he got the victim's wallet and two cell phones. this follows two other robberies in less than two weeks. some who use the trail say it can be isolated and they have their own ideas on how to defend themselves. >> kind of thinking where would you go. really nowhere to run. >> if they reach for you, hit them full on with the entire bike, hurt
FOX
Jul 14, 2011 5:00am EDT
entire weekend for repairs. we are talking about these stations. twin brook, white flint, grovner medical center stops. closures will affect every line essentially at various time. metro says it allow it is to get the work done faster and safer. >> it's everything from track work and rail fasteners and cleaning of the stations and platform repairs, lighting, landscaping, signal work, track circuit replacement. >> we really need to bring our metro system up to snuff and run it in such a way that the passengers are not hurt all the time. >> the red line will have five stations closed in late august. we set up a link to the construction project and the scheduled closures on myfoxdc.com. >>> over the past couple of weeks government talks have centered around something called the debt ceiling but what does it all mean and what could it mean for your mortgage or 401(k) or even your social security? we show you what could happen. >> reporter: what would you do if your 401(k) tanked? if the interest rates on your credit cards and mortgages skyrocketed? in the military? what if you stopped
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